Movies like Indian Summer 1972

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Indian Summer (1972)
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Indian Summer (1972)
Original name: La prima notte di quiete
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: In Italy, the gambler and professor of poetry Daniele Dominici arrives in the seaside town of Rimini and is hired to teach for four months in the local high school replacing another teacher. His relationship with his partner Monica is in crisis and he spends most of the time with his new acquaintances and gamblers Giorgio, Marcello and Gerardo. In classroom, he meets the gorgeous nineteen years old student Vanina Abati, who is Gerardo's girlfriend.
Style: psychological, sentimental, touching, gloomy, serious, realistic
Plot: high school, teachers and students, youth, forbidden love, gambling, romance, couple relations, tragic love, love and romance, fall in love, resort, small town life, small town, unfulfillment, bittersweet, school, sea, teacher, religion, winter, death, sex scene, dolphins, train, secret ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sentimental films with plots about love and romance, couples, fall in love, romance, unfulfillment, couple relations and family relations mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres. Some movies like Indian Summer: White Wedding (1989), Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010), The Voyage (1974), L'Eclisse (1962), Light in the Piazza (1962). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
White Wedding (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
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Under the Hawthorn Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The daughter of a right-winger, schoolgirl Jing Qiu (Zhou Dong-Yu) is sent to the countryside for reeducation, and tasked to help write a textbook. There she meets Lao San (Shawn Dou), a young soldier with a bright future ahead. Despite the class ...
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Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
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The Voyage (1974)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Adriana De Mauro loves Cesar Braggi, but Cesar, honoring his father's dying wish, allows his brother, Antonio, to marry Adriana. As fate wills, Antonio dies in an automobile accident. Adriana's mourning for Antonio ends when Cesar steps in ...
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
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Time: 20th century, 19th century, 1900s
Place: sicily, venice, italy, europe
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L'Eclisse (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 126 min.
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Light in the Piazza (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
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Time: 20th century, 60s
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
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Country: Italy, France
Duration: 130 min.
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Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 129 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Country: Switzerland, France, Italy
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Duration: 88 min.
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29%
Love on a Pillow (1962)
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Country: France, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
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23%
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A Warm December (1973)
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Place for Lovers (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 88 min.
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